The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 31 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 70 80 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.39% 6.58% 10.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.93% 30.65% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 104
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £24,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
242 261 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.10% 21.46% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 197 161 330
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,900
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +15 35 £50,000 +42.85%
Brentwood -5 13 £95,000 +26.66%
Chelmsford +7 7 £19,500 -56.66% 2
Southend-on-Sea -10 3 £76,500 - 2
Saffron Walden +3 2 £43,750 +16.66%
Harlow +1 2 £52,500 +162.50%
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 96 (54.55%) Windows
2 67 (38.07%) Windows Server
3 63 (35.80%) SQL Server
4 55 (31.25%) VMware
5 42 (23.86%) Red Hat
6 41 (23.30%) Microsoft
6 41 (23.30%) Active Directory
7 40 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (22.16%) Oracle
9 38 (21.59%) NAS
10 37 (21.02%) SAN
11 36 (20.45%) MS Excel
12 35 (19.89%) Hyper-V
13 34 (19.32%) JBoss
14 33 (18.75%) Unix
14 33 (18.75%) Java
15 30 (17.05%) NetApp
15 30 (17.05%) Cisco
16 29 (16.48%) SQL
16 29 (16.48%) ITIL
16 29 (16.48%) Finance
16 29 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (15.91%) Firewall
17 28 (15.91%) DNS
17 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (15.34%) TCP/IP
18 27 (15.34%) VPN
18 27 (15.34%) MS Exchange

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (19.32%) JBoss
2 27 (15.34%) MS Exchange
3 26 (14.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (13.07%) Apache
5 17 (9.66%) IIS
6 11 (6.25%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.14%) Confluence
8 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.14%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 27 (15.34%) MS Office
3 4 (2.27%) MS Project
3 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) AWD
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.57%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.95%) Office 365
3 6 (3.41%) IBM SmartCloud
4 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.70%) IaaS
5 3 (1.70%) PaaS
6 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.59%) NAS
2 37 (21.02%) SAN
3 28 (15.91%) DNS
3 28 (15.91%) Firewall
4 27 (15.34%) TCP/IP
4 27 (15.34%) VPN
5 26 (14.77%) DHCP
5 26 (14.77%) DMZ
5 26 (14.77%) IMAP
5 26 (14.77%) SMTP
5 26 (14.77%) VLAN
5 26 (14.77%) Wireless
6 16 (9.09%) LAN
7 15 (8.52%) WAN
8 9 (5.11%) Network Security
9 8 (4.55%) Wireshark
10 6 (3.41%) VoIP
11 2 (1.14%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.14%) SSL
12 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (35.80%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.07%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.23%) MySQL
4 17 (9.66%) RDBMS
5 14 (7.95%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.84%) Firebird
8 4 (2.27%) Big Data
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.57%) MS Access
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Subversion
2 13 (7.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.70%) VisualVM
5 2 (1.14%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.14%) Gradle
5 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.14%) JIRA
5 2 (1.14%) JUnit
5 2 (1.14%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (16.48%) Finance
2 11 (6.25%) Publishing
3 8 (4.55%) Electronics
4 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.41%) Automotive
6 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.14%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (17.61%) Linux Engineer
2 28 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 27 (15.34%) Systems Engineer
4 23 (13.07%) IT Engineer
5 22 (12.50%) IT Support
5 22 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 21 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (10.80%) Senior Support Engineer
8 18 (10.23%) Developer
8 18 (10.23%) Systems Support
8 18 (10.23%) Systems Support Engineer
9 15 (8.52%) Senior IT Engineer
9 15 (8.52%) Senior IT Support
10 14 (7.95%) VMware Engineer
11 13 (7.39%) Analyst
12 11 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 10 (5.68%) Operations Analyst
13 10 (5.68%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.77%) MAPI
2 17 (9.66%) .NET
3 15 (8.52%) Web Services
4 12 (6.82%) XML
5 11 (6.25%) Middleware
6 10 (5.68%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.55%) HTML
7 8 (4.55%) JSON
8 7 (3.98%) SOAP
9 6 (3.41%) COM+
9 6 (3.41%) jQuery
10 5 (2.84%) Ajax
10 5 (2.84%) Laravel
10 5 (2.84%) Node.js
10 5 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.27%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.27%) CSS
11 4 (2.27%) Java EE
11 4 (2.27%) ODBC
11 4 (2.27%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (14.77%) Blackberry
2 26 (14.77%) iPhone
2 26 (14.77%) PDA
3 19 (10.80%) Replication
4 17 (9.66%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.41%) DataPower
6 6 (3.41%) iSeries
7 5 (2.84%) Clustering
7 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.27%) CMDB
9 3 (1.70%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.70%) Wiki
10 2 (1.14%) CUDA
11 1 (0.57%) AS400
11 1 (0.57%) Biology
11 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.57%) FMCG
11 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (54.55%) Windows
2 67 (38.07%) Windows Server
3 40 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (18.75%) Unix
5 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (14.77%) Android
6 26 (14.77%) Windows 10
6 26 (14.77%) Windows 7
6 26 (14.77%) Windows 8
6 26 (14.77%) Windows Vista
6 26 (14.77%) Windows XP
7 21 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.98%) VxWorks
9 5 (2.84%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.14%) CentOS
11 2 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.48%) ITIL
2 25 (14.20%) DevOps
3 19 (10.80%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (10.23%) Software Engineering
5 14 (7.95%) Mentoring
5 14 (7.95%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (6.82%) Project Management
6 12 (6.82%) SDLC
7 11 (6.25%) BCP
7 11 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 11 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (5.11%) Logistics
8 9 (5.11%) MVC
8 9 (5.11%) Software Delivery
9 8 (4.55%) TOGAF
9 8 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.75%) Java
2 29 (16.48%) SQL
3 22 (12.50%) Python
4 20 (11.36%) Perl
5 19 (10.80%) C
6 18 (10.23%) PHP
7 15 (8.52%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 10 (5.68%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.98%) C#
10 7 (3.98%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.84%) C++
12 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.14%) Korn
13 2 (1.14%) Ruby
13 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.14%) VC++
14 1 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.07%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) CCNA
2 10 (5.68%) CCNP
2 10 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.55%) CEH
3 8 (4.55%) CISM
3 8 (4.55%) CISSP
3 8 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (4.55%) MCSE
3 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.55%) SANS
3 8 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (1.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.55%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.57%) JTAG
3 1 (0.57%) MISRA
3 1 (0.57%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 41 (23.30%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (19.89%) Hyper-V
4 25 (14.20%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (10.80%) NFS
6 15 (8.52%) vSphere
7 9 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.70%) Firmware
10 2 (1.14%) vCloud
11 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (14.77%) Backup Exec
2 10 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.55%) Nessus
3 8 (4.55%) QRadar
3 8 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (2.84%) Ansible
4 5 (2.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.84%) Puppet
5 3 (1.70%) Opsview
5 3 (1.70%) Salt
5 3 (1.70%) SCOM
6 2 (1.14%) Graphite
6 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.14%) Kibana
6 2 (1.14%) logstash
6 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.57%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (31.25%) VMware
2 42 (23.86%) Red Hat
3 41 (23.30%) Microsoft
4 39 (22.16%) Oracle
5 30 (17.05%) Cisco
5 30 (17.05%) NetApp
6 26 (14.77%) Apple
6 26 (14.77%) Draytek
7 19 (10.80%) IBM
7 19 (10.80%) Veeam
8 13 (7.39%) MKS
9 11 (6.25%) HP
9 11 (6.25%) Splunk
10 10 (5.68%) Symantec
11 8 (4.55%) ArcSight
11 8 (4.55%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.84%) Intel
13 4 (2.27%) webMethods
14 3 (1.70%) New Relic
14 3 (1.70%) ServiceNow
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